Pistachio macarons

My father loved pistachios and so my sisters and I grew up munching on them seemingly all the time, battling to get some of the pesky little fellas out of their shells. I made these for him on his 80th birthday and he was delighted, although frankly just having all of his children and grandchildren… Continue reading Pistachio macarons


All of the butter, all of the sugar, all of the yum. Ingredients For the baklava: 200g unsalted butter 2 x packs fresh filo (don’t use the frozen stuff) 200g pistachios 50g walnuts 50g pecans 3tbsp honey For the syrup: 250g caster sugar 50g honey 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground cardamom Method Heat… Continue reading Baklava